• Substance Use Treatment in Jails: Current Issues and Recommendations 

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that in 2014, 21.5 million people in the United States age twelve and older had at least one substance use disorder (SUD), as cited in Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ; 2015).

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  • Opiate Use: The Tip of the Iceberg for Adults in Jail

    Law enforcement officials and public health professionals are currently concentrating their efforts on reducing opiate use, and for good reason, but they may be overlooking even more prevalent substance use disorders (SUDs).

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Reinhard   Straub
LICSW, LCDCS

A Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Clinical Supervisor. He has worked in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health field for 27 years and has conducted over 1,000 clinical interventions. In 2011 Reinhard founded Clinical Services of Rhode Island, a system of 3 licensed substance abuse outpatient facilities, and is the Clinical & Business Development Liaison for American Addiction Centers.